We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Chicago Bistro

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Shop BU3 Manda hill | Great East Rd Rhodes Park, Lusaka 10100, Zambia
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

60 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 53: English reviews
Level Contributor
27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited on a Sunday afternoon, it draws quiet a crowd. Good place to enjoy ur meals n drinks and also have your kids with u they provide activities for kids. There food is great too.

Thank Chichi M
Lusaka, Zambia
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Exclusive place for stopover meals. Had Sumptuous dinner of flame grilled chicken and fries with some garden veggies ending up with a glass of drostydhof red wine.

Thank Chikumbi C
Werribee, Australia
Level Contributor
72 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016

Went to Chicago Bistro for lunch with a friend. Service was great, and the food so tasty. We had a couple of share trays/plates. Also good atmosphere. (and old car on display was appreciated by my husband)

Thank Beryl W
Level Contributor
17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 20 December 2016

The best bistro - restaurant in Manda Hill . Anytime offers food and fun evening until very late. He andGreek cuisine for European visitors.

Thank Μιχάλης Τ
Level Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

It's a great place for a Friday or Saturday evening though can become quite packed. It's a local hangout and the food is really good...a bit pricey. Loads of fun and also dancing over the weekend

Thank Kamija P
Level Contributor
58 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Chicagos is a restaurant but its also a meeting place for locals at the bar before going to a club or casino. It's in the shopping mall area and gets busy at weekends especially as the night draws on. If I eat in Chicagos I tend to go early from 6pm before it gets busy; it can get busier than... More 

Thank Milk_Sheik
Level Contributor
55 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2016

We had a great evening here with the best frozen margaritas we have had in a long time. Location is good in the Manda Hill Shopping centre. They do good sushi and bar platters. I understand they are moving to East Park mall or they are opening another branch but I saw the signage there.

Thank Thirstie
London, England, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Love the food very good quality and big portions. Meals like ribs, steaks, chicken etc. Good food but costs more than similar restaurants in Lusaka. Very good cocktails. In the night turns into a bar/club.

Thank Steven W
Level Contributor
15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

I did not like the management attitude to staff and customers. The stairs to the Resturant are uneven and has caused several accidents.

Thank Susan S
Level Contributor
238 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Chicago's is a trendy lounge and bistro that offers a variety of dishes to choose from. Food is well prepared and tasty with efficient waiters. A good option if you're looking for a restaurant

Thank Rya-Mari M

Travellers who viewed Chicago Bistro also viewed

Lusaka, Lusaka Province
Lusaka, Lusaka Province
Lusaka, Lusaka Province
Lusaka, Lusaka Province

Been to Chicago Bistro? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, American, International, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop BU3 Manda hill | Great East Rd Rhodes Park, Lusaka 10100, Zambia
  • Location: Africa  >  Zambia  >  Lusaka Province  >  Lusaka

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Chicago Bistro staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?